Introduction to Applied Bayesian Statistics and Estimation for Social Scientists (Statistics for Social and Behavioral Sciences)
By: Scott M. Lynch (author)Paperback
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This book outlines Bayesian statistical analysis in great detail, from the development of a model through the process of making statistical inference. The key feature of this book is that it covers models that are most commonly used in social science research - including the linear regression model, generalized linear models, hierarchical models, and multivariate regression models - and it thoroughly develops each real-data example in painstaking detail.
Probability Theory and Classical Statistics.- Basics of Bayesian Statistics.- Modern Model Estimation Part 1: Gibbs Sampling.- Modern Model Estimation Part 2: Metroplis-Hastings Sampling.- Evaluating Markov Chain Monte Carlo Algorithms and Model Fit.- The Linear Regression Model.- Generalized Linear Models.- to Hierarchical Models.- to Multivariate Regression Models.- Conclusion.
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